Spinal Chord Injury: What You Need To Know

 In Personal Injury

vertebraeThe most common cause of spinal cord injuries is motor vehicle accidents. Generally, the cause of a spinal cord injury is sudden trauma that fractures or dislocates vertebrae. Spinal cord injuries can result in a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Numbness
  • Paralysis
  • Chronic pain
  • Blood pressure complications
  • Loss of sensation
  • Bladder and bowel complications

Extreme spinal cord injuries can result in paraplegia or quadriplegia. Also, victims of serious spinal cord injuries generally have a shorter life expectancy than average.

If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury due to the careless or negligent actions of another, the attorneys at Pribanic & Pribanic provide experienced personal injury representation to clients from the Pittsburgh area, throughout western Pennsylvania and nationwide. Our lawyers, physicians and medical experts will help you understand the full impact this spinal cord injury has had on your life and who is responsible for your compensation.

Contact Pribanic & Pribanic today online or by telephone at 412-672-5444 or toll free at 800-392-4529.

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